NPCA AT WORK:
Protect the James River from Ill-Sited Power Lines
© Scott Neville for the Washington Post/Margaret Fowler of the Save the James Alliance
The James River in Virginia is virtually unchanged since Captain John Smith explored its waters 400 years ago. Yet a local power company wants to build a new transmission line with 17 gigantic towers through this culturally rich waterway. Please urge developers to explore other locations for this project, which could destroy a seminal part of American history.
A Mammoth Victory
© City of Waco Parks and Recreation
On July 10, President Obama designated the country’s newest National Park Service monument: a fossil-rich area known as Waco Mammoth in Texas. Meet the woman who oversees the site’s outreach and operations, and learn how the spectacular bones discovered at the park have provided researchers with unique insights into the Pleistocene Era.
Room to Roam
Photo © Jonathan Eden/iStockphoto
NPCA's new report and infographic on Yellowstone's famous bison outlines a brighter future for these iconic animals. Learn more and urge Interior Secretary Jewell to write a better future for these animals.
Water You Waiting For?
Photo © Roberto A. Sanchez/iStockphoto
Go beyond the hiking trail and enjoy national parks from a refreshing vantage point: water. Rivers and lakes offer adventurous routes through some of the country’s most remarkable landscapes, including views you just can’t see from land. See NPCA's picks for 10 great places around the country for boaters of varying experience levels.